Call for potential ports maintainers

Steven Kreuzer skreuzer at
Fri Feb 27 07:17:39 PST 2009

On Feb 27, 2009, at 6:03 AM, Lars Engels wrote:

> Quoting Lars Engels <lme at>:
>> Quoting Thomas Abthorpe <tabthorpe at>:
>>> Hash: SHA1
>>> This topic came up in IRC, and I was encouraged to go out, and  
>>> find some new
>>> maintainers.
>>> At any given time, approximately 20 - 25% of all ports are  
>>> unmaintained. Not
>>> all unmaintained ports need updating, but some do. That is where  
>>> you folks
>>> come in.
>> To find out which of your installed ports are unmaintained, I hacked
>> together a little script. Just run it and it will show all currently
>> unmaintained ports that you have installed.
> The list ate the attachment, so here it is:
> -- 
> Lars Engels
> E-Mail: lars.engels at

You can also pull that list up by searching on for  
ports with the maintainer set to ports at

That search currently returns 4633 ports all waiting for someone to  
adopt them

Steven Kreuzer

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